CIT Group Inc.

  • Director, Underwriting - Real Estate Finance

    Location US-CA-Santa Monica
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    Originations Support - Underwriting
  • Overview

    Founded in 1908, CIT (NYSE: CIT) is a financial holding company with approximately $50 billion in assets as of Dec. 31, 2017. Its principal bank subsidiary, CIT Bank, N.A., (Member FDIC, Equal Housing Lender) has approximately $30 billion of deposits and more than $40 billion of assets. CIT provides financing, leasing, and advisory services principally to middle-market companies and small businesses across a wide variety of industries. It also offers products and services to consumers through its Internet bank franchise and a network of retail branches in Southern California, operating as OneWest Bank, a division of CIT Bank, N.A. For more information, visit


    CIT Real Estate Finance is currently seeking a Director - Originations/Underwriting who will:


    • Assist in origination of new business.
    • Oversee underwriting of commercial real estate loans including transitional and construction for multi-family, office, retail, industrial, and hotel properties.
    • Oversee the completion of credit approval memos and submission for approval.
    • Present transactions at credit committee.
    • Manage transaction closing process including review of property due diligence and legal documentation.


    • Bachelor’s degree required
    • Proven ability to source new business
    • Experience in loan origination, underwriting, and structuring
    • Must posses strong written and verbal communication skills including the ability to present risks & mitigants of a transaction
    • Must be an experienced professional with approximately 10+ years of experience in commercial real estate finance


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